Insights: Guinea-Bissau

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    Guinea-Bissau: Briefing and Consultations on electoral preparations and UNIOGBIS strategic assessment

    Tomorrow (21 December), the Security Council expects a briefing from Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Taye-Brook Zerihoun and the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC)’s chair of its Guinea-Bissau configuration, Ambassador Mauro Vieira (Brazil). The session is expected to update members on progress...

    posted on THU 20 DEC 2018
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    Guinea-Bissau Briefing

    Tomorrow (30 August), the Security Council will have a briefing on Guinea-Bissau. The briefers will be the Special Representative and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), José Viegas Filho; Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba (Equatorial Guinea), chair...

    posted on WED 29 AUG 2018
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    Guinea-Bissau: Briefing

    Tomorrow (16 May), the Security Council will meet on Guinea-Bissau. Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun, Executive Director of the UN Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov and Ambassador Mauro Viera (Brazil), as the chair of the...

    posted on TUE 15 MAY 2018
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    Guinea-Bissau: Resolution to Renew the Mandate of UNIOGBIS

    Tomorrow (28 February), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) for an additional year. Members held two rounds of negotiations on 20 and 26 February on...

    posted on TUE 27 FEB 2018
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    Guinea-Bissau: Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (14 February), the Security Council expects a briefing by the Special Representative and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), Modibo Touré, via video-teleconference from Bissau. Ambassador Mauro Vieira (Brazil), chair of the Guinea-Bissau configuration...

    posted on TUE 13 FEB 2018
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    Guinea-Bissau Presidential Statement and 2048 Sanctions Committee Meeting

    The Security Council is ready to adopt a presidential statement tomorrow (13 September) that calls on the leadership of Guinea-Bissau to implement the 14 October 2016 Conakry Agreement. Senegal circulated an initial draft on 27 August, after the Council’s 24...

    posted on TUE 12 SEP 2017
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    Guinea-Bissau Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (24 August), the Council will receive a briefing from Modibo Touré, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). Ambassador Elbio Rosselli (Uruguay), chair of the 2048 Guinea-Bissau Sanctions Committee, and Ambassador...

    posted on WED 23 AUG 2017
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    Briefing in Consultations on Guinea-Bissau

    Tomorrow (11 May), Council members will receive a briefing in consultations from Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman on Guinea-Bissau. Senegal requested the session last week to keep members informed of developments in Guinea-Bissau’s ongoing political crisis and to signal...

    posted on WED 10 MAY 2017
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    Mandate Renewal of UN Mission in Guinea-Bissau

    Tomorrow (23 February), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) until 28 February 2018. The adoption follows last week’s briefing and consultations with the Secretary-General’s Special...

    posted on WED 22 FEB 2017
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    Consultations on Guinea-Bissau

    Tomorrow (20 October), Council members are expected to receive a briefing in consultations via video-teleconference from Modibo Touré, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Guinea-Bissau and Head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). Senegal requested the briefing in...

    posted on WED 19 OCT 2016
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    Guinea-Bissau Briefing and Consultations

    On Tuesday (30 August), the Security Council will have a briefing followed by consultations on Guinea-Bissau. Briefings are expected from Modibo Touré, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), and...

    posted on MON 29 AUG 2016
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    Briefing and Consultations on Guinea-Bissau

    Tomorrow (14 June), the Council will receive a briefing via video-teleconference from Modibo Touré, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). The AU Special Representative to Guinea-Bissau, Ovidio Pequeno, may also brief...

    posted on MON 13 JUN 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Guinea-Bissau on the Political Crisis

    Bissau (7 March) – Security Council members were in Guinea-Bissau today for the third day of their visiting mission to West Africa. They arrived later than expected as their plane was diverted to Dakar due to heavy fog. As a...

    posted on MON 7 MAR 2016
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    Council Visiting Mission to West Africa

    Tomorrow Council members will begin a visiting mission to Mali, Guinea Bissau and Senegal. This will be the Council’s third visit for both Guinea Bissau (2003 and 2004) and Mali (2000 and 2014), and its first to Senegal, where the...

    posted on THU 3 MAR 2016
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    Mandate Renewal of UNIOGBIS and Guinea-Bissau Political Crisis

    Tomorrow (26 February), the Security Council will adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office for Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) for a year. Senegal circulated an initial draft on 19 February. Following an expert level meeting on 22...

    posted on THU 25 FEB 2016